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Syria: Decades-Long Discrimination and Violence against Women Exacerbated by Nearly 10 Years of Conflict

On 25th Sep. 2020, Multiple Syrian Non-Governmental Organizations, through their membership in the Syrian Women Network, coordinated and made a submission to the United Nations Special Procedures on the discrimination and violence faced by Syrian women in Syria. The submission was made by Syrian Women’s Network and its affiliated organizations Urnammu, Kurdish Organization for the

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Syria: Victims and Survivors of torture, Arbitrary Detention and Enforced Disappearances are Yet to Receive an Effective Remedy

On 31 August 2020, Release Me, Urnammu and No Photo Zone made a submission to four United Nations Special Procedures concerning acts of torture, arbitrary detention and enforced disappearances perpetrated by the Syrian authorities and their affiliated forces within the context of the armed conflict taking place in Syria. Specifically, the submission highlights acts of

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Submission to the Human Rights Committee for the 130th Session

I. Introduction More than 10 years have passed since the last review of the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria)before the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee (HRC). Many events have takenplace in Syria. Notably, a non-international armed conflict ensued in early 2012, whichhave had devastating effects on Syrians. The conflict witnessed the commission ofcountless crimes, violations

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80 feminist and human rights organisations and well-known advocates support call for sexual and gender-based violence to be tried as a crime against humanity by European courts

State-sponsored sexual and gender-based violence in Syria should be tried as a crime against humanity, 80 feminist and human rights organisations and well-known advocates said today — the day after the first criminal complaint on sexual and gender-based violence in detention facilities was filed in Germany on the 17 June 2020 by seven Syrian women

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Letter & Recommendations to the Committee on Detainees and Kidnapped Persons in Syria “Syrians for Detainees and Abductees” created at the initiative of the Syrian Democratic Council

To: Syrians for Detainees and Abductees Syrian Democratic Council In a press release on 5 April 2020, the Syrian Democratic Council announced the formation of a committee to follow-up on the file of detainees and kidnapped persons in Syria, calling on the parties to the conflict in Syria to abide by international human rights law

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Before It Is Too Late

Before It is Too Late is a framework document that examines the various aspects of the issue of detention in Syria and offers practical proposals on how to address this issue within a set of legal and human rights parameters. It is a living, non-final document and a joint national project which shall not be

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Forgotten Children

Urnammu for Justice and Human Rights published its report entitled "Forgotten Children". The report reviews the grave violations against children, who were detained or still in the detention centers controlled by Syrian regime forces, pro-government militias, armed opposition groups or extremist groups.

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Agreements

Convention (III) Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

Geneva, 12 August 1949. Conflicts not of an international character. In the case of armed conflict not of an international character occurring in the territory of one of the High Contracting Parties, each Party to the conflict shall be bound to apply, as a minimum, the following provisions: (1)

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